Plants ordered now will ship Late May.
Hawthorn, Wild Form (Crataegus monogyna) potted tree, Organic
Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
These are field-grown Wild Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) that have been dormant-dug and potted up to 9-inch-deep pots. They may be transplanted to the landscape right away. They average 1/2 inch thick trunks and 30 inches tall. They have been pruned, so no additional pruning is necessary, at least not in the first year. Crataegus monogyna is a small to mid-sized deciduous thorny bush to small tree can be kept trimmed to desired size and even does well as a hedgerow species. Tree prefers full sun to part shade and deep, moist to mesic soil of average fertility. No compost or fertilizer is needed or recommended. Space trees 30 feet apart or if making into a hedgerow plant 5 feet apart. A giving plant to bird and beast alike. Traditional usage (TWM): maladies of the heart. Hawthorn is considered to be an adaptogen for the heart. Tree has a beautiful fountaining habit, and the fruits are really good to eat fresh, dried, or in confections (but remove the seeds lest they remove a tooth).
Potted Tree in a 9-inch-deep pot